Short-time work or leave – what takes precedence?

Due to the pandemic, many employees are still subject to short-time work arrangements. The simplified short-time work regulations which had been…


Women's Quota 2.0 – Federal Government Tightens Gender Quota

Since the introduction of the Leadership Positions Act ("FüPoG") in 2015, companies that are listed and co-determined on a parity basis must appoint a…

 Richard Markl
 Marion Fetzer

2020 Annual Tax Act – A Conglomeration of Various Changes in Tax Law

On September 2, 2020, the German federal government passed the draft bill for the 2020 Annual Tax Act (JStG 2020). The JStG 2020 is supposed to…

 Simon Parviz

Private Construction Law: Baker Tilly establishes new legal sector lawyer and notary Simon Parviz 

Highly reputed construction and real estate lawyer Mr. Simon Parviz and his team will set up the new private construction law segment from Frankfurt. 

 Rebecca Marcisch

Halved night work bonuses for shift workers

Are night shift workers and occasional night workers comparable? "Yes, they are!", ruled the German Federal Labor Court (BAG) in its judgment of…


Virtual General Meeting 2021 – Stronger Shareholder Questions, Shorter Deadlines, and Codified Fiction Solution

Shortly before the end of last year, i.e. on 22 December 2020, the Bundestag passed an "Act on the Shortening of the Residual Debt Exemption Procedure…

Dr. Ralf Ek, LL.M.

Overview of M&A in the Nordic Countries

According to statistics published by Bureau van Dijk, 3,509 deals with a total deal volume of approximately EUR 87 billion were announced in 2019 in…

Dr. Ralf Ek, LL.M.

Baker Tilly establishes Nordic Desk with corporate lawyer Dr. Ralf Ek

With effect from January 1, 2021, Baker Tilly expands its team in the Frankfurt office with its new partner Dr. Ralf Ek, LL.M. (53), a corporate and…


Crowdworker: Turnaround in the case law

Almost exactly one year ago, the State Labour Court (LAG) Munich was probably the first regional labour court to decide whether crowdworkers are…


Can an entitlement to annual leave become time-barred?

The German Federal Labor Court (“BAG”) has repeatedly dealt with questions concerning vacation law and has recently made fundamental decisions, for…